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navel

na·vel

navel

 
pronunciation:
neI vl
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Homophone Note
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the place on the abdomen of a mammal where the umbilical cord of the fetus was attached; umbilicus.
definition 2: the center or middle.
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Homophone Note
The words navel and naval (of ships) sound alike but have different meanings.